Industry News of the Day for May 15, 2020

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  • Gambling Compliance, 5.15.20 – NASCAR Set To Join Early U.S. Sports Return (subscription paywall)
    • NASCAR will be one of the earliest U.S. professional sports to return when it resumes races Sunday in South Carolina, but its interim content during the two-month layoff may have been the most successful offering of any of its American peers.

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  • The Day, 5.14.20 – Lawmakers Renew Call For Lamont To Address Casinos’ Shutdown
    • Ned Lamont could only lament Thursday the rampant unemployment that’s accompanied the coronavirus-induced shutdown of the casinos, a circumstance that prompted the region’s lawmakers to call for action.
  • The Day, 5.14.20 – A Demand For Help For Our Hard-Hit Region
    • In a remarkable show of bipartisan unity, the state lawmakers representing southeastern Connecticut sent an urgent and necessary plea to Gov. Ned Lamont that his administration give the same attention to the economic damage being inflicted on our region as he did the health threat that hit harder elsewhere.




  • The Huntsville Item, 5.14.20 – Texas Should Reconsider Sports Gambling Laws
    • An overwhelming percentage of Americans — nearly 80%, according to a 2019 study by the American Gaming Association — support legalized sports gambling in the state they call home.


  • Law360, 5.14.20 – Tribal Leaders Say Okla. AG Has Misread Gambling Compacts (subscription paywall)
    • Comanche Nation and Otoe-Missouria Tribe leaders have urged the U.S. Department of the Interior to approve gambling compacts they signed with Oklahoma’s governor, saying the state attorney general got it wrong when finding that the deals aren’t legal.